UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


BSc Psychology & Language Sciences student awarded Alzheimer’s Society Undergraduate Research Bursary

4 May 2017

Bridget Yu Yuen Ning, a 2nd year student on the BSc Psychology & Language Sciences programme has been awarded an Alzheimer’s Society Undergraduate Research Bursary to investigate early language change in people subsequently diagnosed with dementia. 

Bridget will use automated tools developed within the Department of Language & Cognition at UCL to conduct her research. She will examine longitudinal samples of writing from the novelist Iris Murdoch and the speech of President Ronald Reagan, both of whom were subsequently were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.